Off-Off-Broadway Review

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    Damon and Debra

    Playwright Judy Chicurel makes her theatrical debut with "Damon and Debra." What the writer lacks in sophistication, she makes up for with a sympathetic touch for her characters.

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    For the Love of Christ!

    Unfortunately for writer-composer Ben Knox, his largely unclever low-camp musical "For the Love of Christ!" is neither intelligent enough to be satirical nor ballsy enough to be subversive.

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    The Cambria

    "The Cambria" was the name of the ship that in 1845 took the great African American Frederick Douglass from Boston to Ireland.

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    The Cure

    "The Cure" attempts to address the profound issues of death and immortality. The aim is admirable but it ultimately doesn't meet its goal of taking them seriously.

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    Lorenzo

    An uneven tuner attempts to combine musical theatre with opera.

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    23 Coins

    This musical manages to insult its audience, logic, and good writing in just two hours.

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    Lenny's Dead

    Actor and first-time playwright Alex Giacin's clichéd tale offers no new insights into the emotional cost of war.

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    Standing Up: Bathroom Talk & Other Stuff We Learn From Dad

    Playwright-performer Tracey Conyer Lee skillfully ricochets from standup comedy to kitchen-sink drama in this solo show.

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    Marathon 2009: Series A

    Looking back on the "good old days" can be comforting in these trying times. But in this quintet of promising though never completely satisfying plays, even the golden age of Eisenhower and JFK are tinged with darkness.

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    Red Fly/Blue Bottle

    Red Fly/Blue Bottle is a dark radio-era wonderland where everyday objects such as pins, teacups, and springs taking on epic proportions.